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Dental Powder

Description

Clear glass bottle with metal stopper. Filled 3/4 of the way with off-white 'Dental Powder.' Bottle has a paper label.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
After 1906
Inscriptions
"MELVIN & BADGER'S / ORRIS DENTIFRICE /--/ For cleansing and preserving the teeth, and giving them/ a brilliant appearance, hardening the gums, and / imparting fragrance to the breath. / --/ MELVIN & BADGER, Apothecaries/ 13 Temple Place, Boston/ Guaranteed by Melvin & Badger under Food and Drug Act. June 30 '06. No. 5402. (Label has red, thin/faded border)
"[illeg.] CO / 707 / 70[illeg.]" (Molded)
Material
glass (material)
mold-blown glass
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
mold-blown glass
powder
toothpaste
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.11
Credit Line
Gift of the Family of Harriet Ropes Cabot
GUSN
180326

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